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Brian Gallant

Brian Gallant

Senior Advisor

121 King Street West

Suite 1810

Toronto, ON

M5H 3T9

T (416) 642-6440 bgallant@navltd.com

As a Senior Advisor at Navigator, Brian understands the challenges that organizations are facing in this age of innovation and disruption. Brian helps leaders navigate complex issues at the intersection of government, politics, business, law, social justice, media, and sustainability.

Brian Gallant is a highly respected and dynamic Canadian leader who served as the 33rd Premier of New Brunswick from 2014 to 2018.  At the age of 32, Brian became the youngest First Minister to be elected in Canada in a century.

As a Senior Advisor at Navigator, Brian understands the challenges that organizations are facing in this age of innovation and disruption. Brian helps leaders navigate complex issues at the intersection of government, politics, business, law, social justice, media, and sustainability.

Brian is also the CEO of the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation, a ground-breaking initiative to help Canadian businesses and organizations as they work to redefine and strengthen both the scope of their purpose and the contributions they make more broadly to society.

Brian is also a Special Advisor on Innovation, Cybersecurity, and Law to the President of Ryerson University and an Entrepreneur in Residence for the DMZ incubator.

In addition to his time as Premier, Brian has served New Brunswick as the Attorney General, the Minister responsible for Innovation, and the Minister responsible for Women’s Equality. He has also served as the Chair of the Council of the Federation.

Prior to entering politics, Brian worked as a corporate commercial lawyer. He has university degrees in business and law as well as a Master of Laws from McGill University.

In 2015, Brian was the only Canadian named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Brian previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst in Brampton, the Board of Directors of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada in Vancouver, the Board of Governors of the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary, and the Board of Directors of the Beausejour Family Crisis Resource Centre in Shediac.

Brian speaks fluently in French and English.